Michigan Revenues Are $5.8B Higher Than Previously ForecastMichigan's two main funds will take in billions more than previously forecast, economists said Friday, again delivering good news to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers before a budget cycle.
Whitmer Supports Vaccine Mandate; AG Nessel Would DefendMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that she still supports President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, clarifying comments she made earlier this month in which she expressed concerns about it.
Former Agent In Whitmer Kidnap Probe Takes Deal In Assault CaseA lead investigator in the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded no contest Monday to assaulting his wife, though he said he has no memory of it.
Whitmer Requests Federal Funds To Convert I-375 In Detroit To BoulevardGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday, Nov. 24 asked the Biden administration for federal funding to replace Interstate 375, a 1-mile depressed freeway in Detroit that was built by demolishing Black neighborhoods 60 years ago.
Whitmer: Use $1.4B To Expand Health Access, Build FacilitiesGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Sept. 14 proposed spending $1.4 billion in federal pandemic funding to expand health care and infrastructure, including to bolster access to mental health services, replace state psychiatric hospitals and build a new public health lab.
Whitmer To OK Letting Drunken Drivers Try To Clear RecordMichigan legislators voted Aug. 17 to let an estimated 200,000 one-time drunken drivers seek to set aside their conviction, finalizing expungement bills that will be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Whitmer: Spend $75M Of Pandemic Rescue Funds To Reduce CrimeGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending $75 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to reduce violent crime, calling it a critical issue that must be addressed amid double-digit percentage increases in several Michigan cities.
Whitmer: Use $100M In Rescue Funds For Affordable HousingGov. Gretchen Whitmer, on Tuesday, July 27, proposed spending $100 million in federal COVID-19 rescue funds to expand access to affordable housing.
Governor Whitmer Resumes Wearing Mask At Indoor EventsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday, July 27, resumed wearing a mask at indoor events, citing revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Whitmer's Veto Of Reading Scholarships Sparks Voucher DebateGov. Gretchen Whitmer's veto of $155 million in proposed spending on reading scholarships for students has sparked fresh criticism from opponents who say it would have addressed pandemic-related learning loss and approval from those who liken the grants to vouchers.
Twin Brothers Accused In Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer Released From House Arrest By JudgeTwin brothers accused in the plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer have been released from house arrest.
Michigan High School Athletic Association Maintains Pandemic Guidelines As Schools Return To Fall SportsMichigan High School Athletic Association Executive Director Mark Uyl joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to go over the guidelines for Michigan's high school sports programs, and what he's been hearing from athletes and their families about returning to sports in the middle of a pandemic.
Alex Emilio Salon Remains Closed As Michigan Moves Into Phase Four Of ReopeningEmilio Giglio, owner of Alex Emilio Salon joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what they have done to remain open through curbside services and their thoughts on the Governor's response to the calls for salons to reopen.